About the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Learn more about the Rubenstein Library's history, collections and programs.



The Library Exhibit Program reflects the activities, culture, ideas and scholarship of Duke University and displays it for the community to share and to explore.

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Grants and Fellowships

The Rubenstein Library and its research centers offer grants and fellowships to fund travel for qualified researchers whose work would benefit from access to our collections.

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Technical Services

The Technical Services Department receives, preserves, processes, and creates catalog records and guides for rare printed materials and archival collections acquired by the Rubenstein Library and University Archives.

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Rubenstein Library Staff

Looking for someone? Find them here. For general inquiries, ask us.

Giving to the Rubenstein

Your gift can help the Rubenstein Library grow our collection, support access and excellence, and build for the future. 

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Donating Materials

We welcome inquiries from those interested in adding to the library's holdings. Read more about the process of donating materials to the Rubenstein Library.